I just finished reading Alethea Kontis’ Enchanted. She tells s a tale utilizing all sorts of familiar fairy tales, but with her own spin. Sunday Woodcutter, the heroine of the story, tells us a story of family and growing up, of magic and adventure, of love and heartbreak. 363 more words
This quote brings a tear to my eye every time I read it. A few years ago that may not have been the case but since being diagnosed as bipolar and realizing that I have a dragon to slay it is touching to realize that my epic childhood tales prepared me for the idea that I am capable of slaying that dragon and staying as healthy as possible.
I can’t wait to see this film version of Stephen Sondheim’s brilliant musical Into the Woods, where he weaves several of Grimms’ fairy tales into one witty interconnected narrative. 7 more words